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In light of the importance of science and technology (S&T) in the world today, there is a need for scholarly work on its social dimensions. TheDepartment of Science & Technology Studies is dedicated to research and teaching about scientific knowledge and technology in its social context. In their research, faculty members examine S&T both incontemporary societies and through historical investigations. The goal is to build a body of theory and empirical findings about:
The ways people use, reconfigure, and contest scientific knowledgeand technology.
The normative issues entangled in scientific and technological developments.
The place of science and technology in the modern world.
Through its teaching as well as itsresearch, the department is playing a notable role in building the emerging discipline of Science & Technology Studies (STS). Founded in 1991, the department has an internationally-known Ph.D.Program devoted to training students to conduct advanced research. It also has two undergraduate majors, Biology & Society and Science & Technology Studies. Learn More.
The Science & Technology StudiesMajor furthers students’ understanding of the social and cultural meanings of science and technology. It is ideal for students pursuing careers in law, public policy or management, as well as for scientists,engineers and others interested in science, technology and society. Learn More.
The Minor in Science & Technology Studies also offers a way for undergraduates specializing in other fields to gain anappreciation for the social dimensions of science and technology. Learn More
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